Finance Director, Global Footwear

8 - 10 years experience  •  Apparel & Footwear

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17
Portland, OR
8 - 10 years experience
Apparel & Footwear
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17

While executing the fundamentals will be critical, your ability to work effectively cross-functional stakeholders will be even more important. Like any senior finance professional, you’ll manage a wide scope of internal partnership with finance teams and more importantly with cross-functional teams such as Design & Development, Merchandising, Pricing, Sourcing and Manufacturing, Operations and Strategy.

To be successful, you’ll have to be an effective leader of people and an eager change agent. You’ll need a strategic mindset, a bias toward action and a commitment to execution. You’ll need a strong analytical skill set, an ability to “connect the dots” from various sources, and the capacity to communicate complex concepts and ideas in a simple way. You should be very comfortable with ambiguous situations and interacting with executive leadership and you should be very excited about the opportunity to make a significant impact at NIKE.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related discipline
  • 7+ years' experience in financialreporting, financial planning, strategic planning and annual budgeting
    • 2 years' additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
    • Advanced level degree or accounting certification may be considered in lieu of 1 yearexperience
  • 2+ years of demonstrated people management experience
  • Project management, problem structuring, and strategic problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations
  • Strong ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience
  • Strong ability to develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers
  • Excellent understanding and application of managerial concepts and techniques in areas such as innovation, inspiration, employee development, coaching and engagement
  • Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to pass a 7 year background check


  • MBA (with a concentration on Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a related field), CMA or CPA is preferred
  • Experience with a Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of strategic planning, budgeting, investment analysis and economic profit analysis and knowledge of GAAP is strongly preferred

Job ID 00357270

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